November 2 in Cardinals History

Cardinals History


Baseball Events

2000– After a 15-year big league career, first baseman Will Clark announces his retirement. ‘The Thrill’ ends his playing days with the McGwire-less Cardinals, supplying the Redbirds with much needed offense (.345, 12 HRs and 42 RBIs) in a two-month span after being traded from Baltimore.


Trades and Transactions

The following players’ were granted FREE AGENCY in 2015:

Matt Belisle 

Jonathan Broxton 

Randy Choate 

Jason Heyward 

John Lackey 

Mark Reynolds 

Carlos Villanueva 


  • Ozzie Smith was granted free agency in 1992. 
  • The Chicago White Sox traded Carey Selph and Jack Rothrock to the Cardinals for Evar Swanson. in 1932.



Jim McCormick 1892

Otto Williams 1877

Red Jones 1911

Dick Sisler 1920

Ron Reed 1942

Willie McGee 1958

Sidney Ponson 1976


Bill Bailey 1926

Freddy Parent 1972